“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” Mark Twain The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognise you as a tourist. Russell Baker People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the … Continue Reading

I know this doesn’t apply to everyone but if you have been thinking of moving to the UK or indeed have just moved and are still finding your way around, one of the trickiest yet most set of tasks you have to do is sorting out the amenities and services you need for your new … Continue Reading

This is one of those posts that kinda doesn’t fit anywhere but we won’t let that stop us now will we? 😉 Yeah, I know it’s not travel related per se and neither is it home or food related (though I wish it was food related – I’m starving right now) but I keep making … Continue Reading

Because half of the fun is about getting the stuff you want, not the stuff that you need! 1.) The iKettle: You can control this kettle using your phone! No more standing around in the kitchen waiting around like a  for your first drops of caffeine. You can just pop the kettle on as soon … Continue Reading

** Competitions now closed** It’s that time of the month again! Our round-up of various ways for you to potentially travel the world for free! Like I always say – the only thing better than getting to travel the world is getting to travel the world for free so here it goes… 1.) Go on … Continue Reading

Living in London can be expensive! Yes, salaries are higher in London to compensate for it but compared to living in any other city in the UK (and even in the world), Londoners generally have to shell out a lot more money for the same standards of living compared to other cities. Now while there … Continue Reading

Yup! That’s right! We’ve turned that blog post into a (mini) movie! Check out the video below (or head over to our Youtube channel) and let me know what you think! 🙂 THE ORIGINAL BLOG POST IS AVAILABLE HERE.

1.) It’s winter (in Europe, USA, Canada and part of Asia). Stop trying to fight it and just go for a winter holiday! Part of the joy of seasons is the extremes of different weathers so make the most of the snow and cold while it’s here. 2.) Start looking now! Yes, you may or … Continue Reading

This isn’t about becoming someone entirely different or correcting for any flaws you think you have (believe it or not, those things you refer to as your “flaws” are actually your advantages in disguise). This is about tangible ways of making the most of what you have and making a larger impact on the world … Continue Reading

House hunting in London is one of the most stressful things you can do in the UK. It is probably what whoever coined the term “Rat Race” had in mind when he/she did. It’s genuinely exhausting and unbelievably time-consuming but after moving homes quite a few times in London, I’ve become something of an old … Continue Reading

1.) Money can’t buy happiness… but it can’t buy unhappiness either. What you do with the money you have is down to you. 2.) Be less modest! People need to be told how amazing you are. After all, how else will they know that there’s steak for dinner if you don’t let hear it sizzle! … Continue Reading

Pinterest is so many things to so many people. It’s a source of inspiration. A visual notepad. An excellent way to procrastinate on a rainy afternoon. Your ideal party planning tool. A treasure trove of ideas. The list is endless… The point is, lots of people use Pinterest for lots of things and increasingly, Pinterest … Continue Reading

There are so many reasons why people travel; business, pleasure, adventure! The list goes on and on but perhaps something that’s not always thought about is how travel makes you happy. Yes, yes, we know that travel generally makes you happy but it’s usual happiness in that unarticulated, inexplicable, carefree way where you feel happy … Continue Reading

Sometimes, it’s so easy to get distracted by everything that’s going on around you that you lose sight of who you truly are. It brings to mind a thing statisticians call separating “the signal” from “the noise“. “The signal” is that thing that you truly are – a truth that no one can shake, that … Continue Reading